Let's journey into the wild once more as we come together to play, learn and create new memories at Forest School this school holidays.

There are no walls in our classroom, it's just you, us and the trees!

Come find us behind the Sunshine Coast PCYC, Youth Ave, Nambour

Beach School will meet at La Balsa Park, Point Cartwright

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Raft Building

Will you sink or will you float?

Children will use hand tools (including bow saws, hammers, hand drills etc) and up-cycled materials to build a life-sized raft to float in the creek.

There are no instructions, they need to work together to figure it out!

3hr Session | $45 Per child

Monday 6th April 9:00AM

Tuesday 14th April 1:00PM

Friday 17th April 9:00AM

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easter treats & feasts

Easter, the perfect time for a scavenger hunt! With so many treasures in the forest you're sure to find something beautiful in the wild - maybe even a chocolate egg or two! Once we are settled into our session we will learn how to fire strike and cook our very own hot cross damper buns on the fire that YOU built! Easter fun for boys, girls (and parents!) of all ages.

3hr Session | $45 Per child

Tuesday 7th April 1:00PM

Thursday 9th April 1:00PM

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BOWS & ARROWS

Let us teach you the art of whittling so that you can create your own bows and arrows out of local weed species.

You will use round tip pen knives to skillfully remove the outer bark to craft and decorate a bow and arrows

3hr Session | $44 Per child

Wednesday 8th April 1:00PM
Tuesday 14th April 9:00AM

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CROSSBOWS

For those older and wiser  Wildlings who have perhaps already conquered the whittling knife but are ready to create something more unique and challenging. A great opportunity to have some peer-to-peer learning as they gather materials, skillfully use tools and create new and inventive crossbows & arrows of their own design.

3hr Session | $45 Per child

Thursday 16th April 1:00PM

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fire & bush cooking

Learn how to light, manage, extinguish and cook on a fire. You will have the opportunity to practice lighting fires and together we will make bush treats to cook on the fire that you built!

Kids can enjoy a hot chocolate boiled in the Kelly Kettle with plenty of time to play freely in our beautiful Forest School.

3hr Session | $45 Per child

Wednesday 15th April 9:00AM

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BEACH SCHOOL

Let's explore the rock pools at Point Cartwright! Vicci (our resident Marine Biologist) will introduce your child to a whole new ecosystem of creatures that call the beach 'home'. We can splash in the puddles, make sandcastles or just play with our new friends.

3hr Session | $45 Per child

Tuesday 14th April 9:00AM

Thursday 16th April 9:00AM

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Primitive weapons

Join us as we teach you the art of whittling so that you can create your own primitive weapons for imaginary play. Ideas include spears, knives, swords and mallets all carved from wood you will saw down yourself from invasive weed species!

3hr Session | $45 Per child

Monday 6th April 1:00PM

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CUBBYTOWN

Come and help us build CUBBY TOWN! Teepees, shelters, thatched hideouts, tree dens and more! The forest is the perfect place to create secret spaces, hidden away from the world.

Learn some knots, challenge yourself to see if you can make your shelter waterproof. Let's make a village!

3hr Session | $45 Per child

Friday 17th April 1:00PM

All programs are a drop-off service to children over 7 years. You can also book for a full day (two sessions) and our staff will supervise your child during the lunch break at no extra charge.  Just send a quick email to hello@wildlingsforestschool.com letting us know you've booked your back to back sessions.

Children younger than 7 will require carer supervision for the duration of their session.